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officials to enact legislative changes for others in the same situation. >>> richmond city officials have clayed repair work on -- delayed repair work on the richmond refinery damaged earlier this year. city residents were given a chance to weigh in on the repair process. charles clifford has details. >> reporter: inside richmond city hall wednesday, around 100 people attended an informational meeting to hear details about chevron plans to repair its damaged refinery. in order to fix the burned out crude unit, the company needs permits from the city. the city put the brakes on the process a few weeks ago. questions came up regarding chevron's choice of material, the use of chromium 9 in replacing a pipeline. city officials delayed approval in order to study the decision to use chrome 9. >> permits of the construction and use of a suitable pipe material are important. but on their own are inefficient in terms of the regulatory process. there are many other steps that need to be taken. >> reporter: they say chromium 9 meets standards used throughout the refining industry. the public was giv
the city before work can be completed. kron 4's charles clifford has details. >>reporter: in the weeks following the august 6th refinery fire chevron put together a report to repair. however, these permits must be approved by the city. but the city put the brakes on this process questions about the choice of materials specifically, the use of chromium and no. 9 for replacing a ruptured pipeline. had also, it was rushing it's possible repair work. this meeting was held to get input. city manager, explains more. >> why was this the late? >> permits and the a use for suitable type material are important. however, on their own it is insufficient in terms of its regulatory process. there are met the other steps that need to be processed in the inherent safety of any material must be coupled with an important of program management and appropriate- management. >>reporter: they say that these materials are appropriate and they do not want a repeat of august 6th. they're committed to safety and in a statement they are committed to learn from a statement and committed to learn more to avoid a re
by the peninsula. it is 36 degrees right now and redwood city. >> >> we are back as 7:10 a.m.. a big sale for the toyota camry. america's most popular car faired poorly in this new front crash tests by the insurance institute for highway safety. in the test, the camry is a front wheel ended up a bidding the passenger compartment foot well it worked. so far--the airbags did not deploy. the toyota pre s v hybrid wagon did not perform any better. it also urged a poor rating. honda's accord sedan and the suzuki kizashi received as a to stop rating of good in a crash test. >> general motors is recalling nearly 119,000 pickup trucks in the u.s. because the pilots can fly open unexpectedly and block the driver's vision. the recall affects 2010 through 2012 chevrolet colorado and gmc kenyan midsized trucks. if the main last is not fastened, the hood could open. gm found a problem after getting too complex. the recall is expected to begin next month. the >> it's showtime for ups!. the carrier today says that this will be the peak sipping day and the busiest is history. the men and women and brown
. just 22 minutes out of novado into the city. james? >> san francisco firefighters battled an early morning fire in the noe valley neighborhood. the fire broke out around two a-m. in the 14-hundred block of sanchez street near 27th street. it was contained about 15 minutes later. no word yet on how bad the damage was or if there were any injuries. the cause of the fire remains under investigation. >> police are continuing to investigate materials that were found stored in a san mateo home. police and fire officials detonated the materials found in the home in the 400 block of parrott drive. authorities say the materials were not stable to move without potential of explosion and evacuated the block while warning other residents. the san mateo county bomb squad was also called into the scene. >> there were a lot of chemicals. we were concerned after we spoke with the sheriff's office, there was ether and an asset that had to be taking care of on-site it was too dangerous to transport. and in acid. >> you felt the explosion and you felt the shock. the neighbors across the street could
wrapped gifts in their car. >> a new report from oakland city auditor reveals that the city has failed to reimburse people who mistakenly paid twice for their parking tickets. the san francisco chronicle reports that the windfall was discovered as part of a larger audit of oakland's parking ticket management for the 2010-2011 fiscal year. last year alone, the overpayments added up to $316,000. city officials claim that they did not know about state law that requires cities to reimburse overpayments. they say from now on, people who overpay or automatically be refunded, but only when the amount in question is $200 or more. >> the looming fiscal cliff might affect your tax returns. if congress fails to reach a deal by december 31st, as many as 1 million people could see delays in their tax refunds. that's because, the end come exemption levels under the wealth tax or alternative minimum tax whenever adjusted for inflation, since it was an act did decades ago. over the years, lawmakers have consistently pass a package to raise those levels. they have not done so this year. the tax filing
will be dealing with temperatures in the 50s. a bit warmer. 50s in daly city, 55 in richmond and 50s in pleasanton. there is rainfall approaching you can see by 3:00 p.m. by 8:00 p.m. and we will see this on the north bay. with a look at your extended forecast time it out for the holiday. >>pam: and -- we are continuing to follow developing news tonight. a freeway shooting. you're looking at video from a marine recuriters car shot at -- multiple times. kron4 crews are on the scene. as the search the gunman continues. an update coming up at 5:30 >> some comments coming in from our facebook fan pagetricia pope streichan if someone is really bent on hurting or killing anyone, gun control won't stop them. they will obtain a weapon illegally or use some other method. plain and simple. >> meanwhile,chalyn groux no one needs to have high powered assualt guns that can take out a roomful of people in less than a minute. plain and simple. >> and -- we are continuing to follow developing news tonight. scene. as the search thea memorial being held in newton, connecticut -- the scene of a deadly elementary sch
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